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Polymeric Nanospheres for Topical Delivery of Adalpene

Dr. Michniak recently presented a Keynote talk at the 6th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Dermatology in Chicago.  Hair follicles are considered as an alternative pathway for topical and transdermal delivery.  They can contribute to absorption and uptake of large molecules and nanoparticles.  Therefore, nanocarriers can potentially be an effective drug delivery system targeting … Read More

Summer internship with GSK, Consumer Health Care

Ms. Pei-Chin Tsai, our Ph.D. graduate student form Pharmaceutical Science at Rutgers University was selected to participate in a twelve-weeks summer internship at GlaxoSmithKline, Consumer Health Care located at Parsippany, NJ. During her summer internship, she worked with GSK’s Smokers Health New Product R&D team on an independent project to facilitate innovation in nicotine replacement … Read More

Excipient Graduate Student Scholarships Awardee

Ms. Tannaz Ramezanli, a Ph.D. graduate student in the Pharmaceutical Sciences at Rutgers University, New Jersey was one of six graduate students to be awarded the prestigious Excipient Graduate Student Scholarships sponsored by the IPEC Foundation for this year. This award recognizes excellence in research conducted at the graduate level in the field of excipients. … Read More

Global Competition Recognizes Emerging Scientific Talent in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Mania Dorrani, of Rutgers University and the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy was chosen as one of the four winners in the AAPS & Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute’s 4th Annual Global Academic Competition for Life Science Leaders of Tomorrow Award. Each winner will receive a cash prize of $2,000 and annual membership to the … Read More

Pharmacy Student Receives Prestigious AFPE Scholarship

Rose Soskind, a student of the School of Pharmacy, has received the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Gateway to Research Scholarship. Soskind is PharmD./ Ph.D. student advised by Professor Bozena Michniak-Kohn (Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy). She is interested in targeted drug delivery and photomedicine. According to the AFPE,  “for more than 70 years, … Read More

Dr. Michniak-Kohn speaks at the FDA /CDER’s Center for Advancing Scientific Education (CASE) Workshop

Dr. Krishnaiah Yellela of FDA/CDER organized a course on “Product Quality of Transdermal Systems” which Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn spoke at earlier this month. The venue was the FDA’s White Oak campus in Silver Spring, MD.  The White Oak campus of the FDA was impressive with many new buildings and excellent laboratory facilities and equipment. The … Read More

Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn as a Distinguished Fellow of the Collegium of Eminent Scientists

On January 12, 2015, The Kosciuszko Foundation recognized Dr. Bozena Michniak-Kohn as a Distinguished Fellow of the Collegium of Eminent Scientists. As the American Center of Polish Culture, the Kosciuszko Foundation has established the Collegium of Eminent Scientists to recognize and honor eminent scientists of Polish origin and ancestry who are working in the United … Read More

UNESCO Science Fellow Visits Over the Fall

Oluwatoyin Adeleke‘s passion is in pharmaceutical research specifically in drug delivery systems designed by pharmaceutical industrial pharmacists. Her research is currently focused on developing a patient-friendly drug delivery system in South Africa for the management of tuberculosis, which was recently revealed by Stats SA as the number one cause of death in the country. “TB … Read More

LDD – Summer in Germany

This summer, I participated in a pharmaceutical science research internship at the Max Planck Institute for Polymers in Mainz, Germany. Prior to conducting research studies, I attended a 2-week introductory German language course held in Munich, or “München”, where I was able to gain some German language fundamentals that helped me during the rest of … Read More

Another Student Award for the Laboratory for Drug Delivery

We are delighted to announce that Pei-Chin Tsai is the recipient of the 2014 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Graduate Student Research Award in Biotechnology. This annual award is provided by the Biotech Section of AAPS and sponsored by Janssen Research and Development, LLC. The program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the … Read More

Jéssica São José

Story of Pharmacy Biochemistry undergraduate, student at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto – University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. I am a Pharmacy Biochemistry undergraduate student at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto – University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. I had always wanted the opportunity to travel and to … Read More

Global Academic Competition for Life Science Leaders of Tomorrow

We are thrilled to announce that CDR’s own Tannaz Ramezani (Ph.D. student in Dr. Michniak-Kohn’s research group) has been named one of five winners in the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) “Global Academic Competition for Life Science Leaders of Tomorrow.” Tannaz was chosen from leading U.S. and International … Read More

Anna Langerveld speaking at Otto Mills / CDR event

“Incorporating Genomics into Skin Care Product Development: How do products really work?” Essentially genomics covers gene expression, gene regulation & epigenetic changes. Anna Langerveld is the President and CEO of GeneMarkers (founded in 2007) located in Kalamazoo Michigan. She was the speaker at the Center for Dermal Research CDR/ Basic & Applied Dermatology Forum joint … Read More